IBV Study on Analytics Part 2: Influencing value creation with big data and analytics

November 19, 2013
This is Part 2 of our series on the findings and text from IBM Institute for Business Value’s latest study and paper - “Analytics: A Read More

Data Confidence, Decisions and Guide Dogs

November 18, 2013
For a business person who has struggled to take responsible action based on questionable data, there is something immensely energizing about the arrival of information that is clear, relevant and well founded.  Even if the data brings bad news, the facts themselv Read More

Howlers in Managing Data Quality – or is it me?

November 15, 2013
Twice recently, in two different large companies, people whom I have otherwise respected as being quite sensible have said to me that their organisations had appointed people who, within their own function, were ‘responsible for data quality’. Read More

Whose data is it anyway?

November 13, 2013
My previous blog posts have been focused on how analytics can help drive telematics to the mass market and help identify who is suitable for a telematics policy. Read More

Leverage big data analytics to improve enterprise security

November 11, 2013
Security concerns have never been more top of mind for business leaders, consumers and governments. The proliferation of the digital age impacts all aspects of life and is radically changing the way we think about security, in both the cyber and the physical world. Read More

IBM Helping Clients Gain More From Data

November 6, 2013
Discover the customer behind the data Read More

The Tale of Big Data Stampede

November 5, 2013
A year ago IBM in conjunction with Said Business Schools asked executives across the globe what were their key challenges when implementing big data initiatives. Not surprisingly, the main issues cited included -- difficulty articulating a compelling business case, understanding how to use big da Read More

Part 1: Analytics: A blueprint for value - Converting big data and analytics insights into results

November 5, 2013
This is Part 1 in a 14 part series that is my attempt to present, in small easily consumable bites, findings and text from IBM Insti Read More

Maintaining Privacy in the Era of Big Data

November 4, 2013
This week at IBM’s Information On Demand conference, IBM announced a solution for one of the largest concerns in big data today:  Data security and privacy.   InfoSphere Data Privacy for Hadoop is the f Read More

IBV 2013 Analytics Study

November 4, 2013
This week, IBM’s Institute for Business Value (IBV) released its 2013 Study entitled “Analytics: A blueprint for value.”Stylized as an Executive Report, it is really a manifesto on the challenges that face every analytics-driven organization in their quest for Read More